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Google might name and shame slow-to-update Android vendors

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Google has tried a few (mostly unsuccessful) strategies to get Android device makers updating their software in a timely fashion. Remember the short-lived Android Update Alliance? However, it might be trying something different: embarrassing those ve... Go To Full Article

SoundCloud Go is available to creators for $2 a month

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When SoundCloud's long-rumored streaming service launched in March, the same rate applied to all users. The audio hosting site has been offering Pro plans to creators for quite some time, with the priciest Pro Unlimited tier including unlimited uploa...… Go To Full Article

Florida man fined $48k for jamming cellphones while driving

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The Florida man who stashed a high-powered phone jammer under the passenger seat of his Toyota Highlander has been fined a cool $48,000 for disrupting cellular service on his daily commute to Tampa. According to the FCC's order to pay… Go To Full Article

'The Division' update arrives with some giant bugs

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The Division's Conflict update is here, and it brings some big features for players eager to find new things to do. Great! Only... some of those features aren't working properly. Players are reporting that high value target missions aren't unlocki... Go To Full Article

'Battleborn' gets a hefty $20 price cut through the weekend

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Battleborn, the frenetic team-based shooter from Gearbox Software, has introduced a $20 price cut. What's more, a brand new character joined its ranks, all on the same day rival shooter Overwatch made its debut. Coincidence or genius marketing? It co... Go To Full Article

Republican budget proposal would gut net neutrality

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It's no secret that the Republican Party hates net neutrality regulation, but it's now ready to raise the stakes. House GOP members have drafted a 2017 budget proposal that would neuter some of the FCC's bigger telecom initiatives, at least… Go To Full Article

Zotac beefs up lineup of mini-PCs for Computex

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Zotac floated a press release across our desks this morning formally announcing its presence at Computex 2016. The release is full of juicy details on new machines in the Zbox E, P, C, and M series that the micro-PC experts… Go To Full Article

Uber is using Foursquare location data to help pick you up

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If you've used ridesharing often enough, you've probably run into problems getting the driver to pick you up at just the right spot. Ever play a frantic game of phone tag as the driver circles the block looking for you?… Go To Full Article

Periscope broadcasts are now permanently saved by default

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Earlier this month, Twitter's live-streaming app Periscope began testing saving broadcasts for more than 24 hours. During that beta phase, you had to include #save to trigger the feature. Permanent saves are now available for everyone by default, and...… Go To Full Article

Google's self-driving car project sets up shop in Michigan

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The Google Self-Driving Car Project, as it is accurately named, announced via Google+ yesterday that it is building out a 53,000 square-foot technology development center in Novi, Michigan where it will "further develop and refine self-driving techno... Go To Full Article

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